John Jackson DSC, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 2 Aug 1950
Warship Commands listed for John Jackson, RNR
|HMS Wastwater (FY 239)||Lt.||ASW Whaler||late 1939||14 Feb 1940|
|HMS Scottish (FY 245)||Lt.Cdr.||ASW Trawler||5 Feb 1940||Aug 1940|
|HMS Heliotrope (K 03)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||8 Aug 1940||24 Mar 1942|
|HMS Swale (K 217)||Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||14 Apr 1942||5 Jul 1944|
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Corvette HMS Heliotrope (K 03)
1 Dec 1940
HMS Heliotrope (Lt.Cdr. J. Jackson, RNR) picks up 32 survivors from the British tanker Appalachee that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-101 about 340 nautical miles west of Bloody Foreland in position 54°30'N, 20°00'W.
Frigate HMS Swale (K 217)
17 May 1943 (position 58.54, -42.33)
German U-boat U-657 was sunk east of Cape Farewell, Greenland, in position 58°54'N, 42°33'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Swale (Lt.Cdr. J. Jackson, RNR).
6 Apr 1944 (position 45.05, -35.11)
German U-boat U-302 was sunk in the North Atlantic north-west of the Azores, in position 45°05'N, 35°11'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Swale (Lt.Cdr. J. Jackson, DSC, RNR).
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